equanimity

Part of speech: noun

Evenness of mind or temper; composure; calmness.

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Usage examples "equanimity":

  1. An expression of terror passed over the face of Napoleon, and his equanimity seemed to be shaken; but he soon overcame the effect of this news, calmly remarking, " Well, if the allies are marching on Paris, we must march too." - "NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER", L. Muhlbach.
  2. Nodding his head profoundly towards his aunt, he dashed off at once into another subject, and his brother soon recovered his equanimity. - "Amos Huntingdon", T.P. Wilson.
  3. It was evident that something remarkable must have happened to thus upset Tom's equanimity. - "Grace Harlowe's Golden Summer", Jessie Graham Flower.